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by piller
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Associates.......
Replies: 40
Views: 744

Re: .32 Associates.......

I called Kittery's yesterday. I have the tracking number for the shipping. It is on the way.
by piller
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: September....
Replies: 17
Views: 204

Re: September....

I live in town, and we have several cottontails running around the neighborhood. There is a place about a mile away where some folks have about 3 acres in town that is all trees and brush, and I see coyotes going in and out of there all the time. If it were not in town I am sure someone would be kil...
by piller
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yessssss !!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: Yessssss !!!!!!!!!!!!

Sounds as if you are getting some good Karma for what you are doing for your Dad. Call it what you will, but it still is nice when good things happen.
by piller
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trouble at the Range Overcome!
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Re: Trouble at the Range Overcome!

I got one of these and really like it.... ( the camera, not the girl ...) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKzymC28WVw&feature=youtu.be The camera seems like a good idea. PillHer wouldn't allow me to get one of those young girls anyway, so I just leave those to others. She allows me to get guns and ...
by piller
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hillbilly music.
Replies: 13
Views: 315

Re: Hillbilly music.

Radio is the only musical instrument I can play. And in Winter I can tell just 2 notes, and shose only when walking on ice. C sharp and B flat.
by piller
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hmmmm again !
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: Hmmmm again !

Looks nice.
by piller
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Tank Crew Receives Medals for Valor 74 Years After...
Replies: 6
Views: 126

Re: U.S. Tank Crew Receives Medals for Valor 74 Years After...

My Uncle who was Infantry in the 2nd Armored Division took out a Tiger singlehandedly. He was awarded a Silver Star for it. My Dad remembers his older brother as saying he didn't have a choice, as it was kill or be killed. He was out scouting with an Officer when they bumped into the Tiger. He might...
by piller
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Tank Crew Receives Medals for Valor 74 Years After...
Replies: 6
Views: 126

Re: U.S. Tank Crew Receives Medals for Valor 74 Years After...

The German tanks had better guns and thicker armor than what most of our tanks had. Going in search of a German tank that was barricaded was true bravery. That crew deserved those medals.
by piller
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 145

Re: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!

The Greeks knew about Chiropractic practices. Tgey called it wrestling. :lol:
by piller
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh, My.....
Replies: 12
Views: 589

Re: Oh, My.....

I do not want to be on the receiving end of that. BBs are hard and they hurt.
by piller
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Associates.......
Replies: 40
Views: 744

Re: .32 Associates.......

I plan on calling this afternoon after work. I am looking forward to having it in my hands.
by piller
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh, My.....
Replies: 12
Views: 589

Re: Oh, My.....

Sounds fun. With a moderate charge like that, it probably is reasonably comfortable to shoot. How is it for noise and flame out the muzzle?
by piller
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Associates.......
Replies: 40
Views: 744

Re: .32 Associates.......

I have one coming in soon. It is coming from Kittery's Trading post in Maine. Looking around near home, all there seemed to be were hard used ones that had a lot of rust and loose parts. The one at Kittery's is a 1959 year production in very good to excellent condition. The funny thing is that Kitte...
by piller
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Curio and Relic firearm I might want to get....
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: A Curio and Relic firearm I might want to get....

In Basic in 1987 I had one of thoes without the fence and no forward assist. It was worn out.
by piller
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Sign of the Times... "Hey, it's legal!"
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: A Sign of the Times... "Hey, it's legal!"

I hope they really did spell what they meant.
by piller
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well that stinks!
Replies: 16
Views: 427

Re: Well that stinks!

Good luck with whatever you and Bubbles decide. Yes, it is the right thing to do when you and the one you love agree on such an important decision.
by piller
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 145

Re: Today (9/18/2019) is PACO'S BIRTHDAY!

Happy Birthday Paco!
by piller
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heading back 3/23/20
Replies: 16
Views: 309

Re: Tentatively

Hope you have a safe and enjoyable trip, and that the weather is nice.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ooops !
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Re: Ooops !

Just a guess. The training dummy was not used by the 2 dummies training.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hillbilly music.
Replies: 13
Views: 315

Re: Hillbilly music.

If you look a little deeper, you find a gigantic taproot of Country Music in Ireland. Western Music had different influences.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 70 gift today
Replies: 14
Views: 279

Re: Winchester Model 70 gift today

It is a beauty with some character showing. I hope it shoots as well as it looks like it should.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Makrov
Replies: 9
Views: 260

Re: Makrov

Just got back from Academy Sports and Outdoors. They had 9mm Makarov ammo in stock.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: So typical.....FAKE 'hate' crimes.....
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: So typical.....FAKE 'hate' crimes.....

I dislike those crimes. They are just proof that the Left is full of hate. I just dislike.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The crowded Earth
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: The crowded Earth

I have not been in Arizona except traveling through. I need to fix that oversight. My Mother's family lived on the Western Slope in Grand Junction and in Delta. Colorado is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. The song America The Beautiful was written after the songwriter was on Pike's Peak a...
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42
Replies: 10
Views: 225

Re: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42

And, NO I am not suggesting that I would scope a rifle like those. That would require to start wearing digital urban camo pants and a T-shirt advertising me as someone who thinks that they are tactical and cool. Truly dangerous men and guns do not have to look the part.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42
Replies: 10
Views: 225

Re: 1895 Saddle Ring Carbines; '41 & '42

Yes, very nice. I can't wait until they start shipping the new ones. 2 inches at 100 yards is plenty accurate for deer at reasonable ranges. With me staring at a computer screen or small pills with tiny numbers and letters on them for 8 hours a day, my vision is not capable of accuracy beyond 150 ya...
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Selling ammo buy the pound
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: Selling ammo buy the pound

If someone wants to find a way to take advantage of something that Wally World does, then why should I pee on their parade? I am not buying ammo by the pound, but someone might.
by piller
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK - could you cover ALL 'gun needs' with 42 firearms...???
Replies: 23
Views: 367

Re: OK - could you cover ALL 'gun needs' with 42 firearms...???

My son at 25 years old likes my Ruger GP100 6 inch in .357. He has a Glock, but he likes some of my old school stuff. There are enough choices that 42 firearms should easily cover any situation I would ever be in.
by piller
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: On behalf of Texas, I apologize for...
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: On behalf of Texas, I apologize for...

His core are the millenials. All the Hollywood money and hype did help him. His eating habits are not well known, and that helps more. He eats dirt, yes dirt. He ever wrote and recorded a song about that. He also has been known to eat feces. I am embarrassed that he is from Texas.
by piller
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.
Replies: 17
Views: 244

Re: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.

AJMD429 wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:26 am
I like it when people fix and re-use stuff instead of throwing it out. 8)
Sometimes you can do that on humans, too. :D
by piller
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 73 toggle links, renewed
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: 73 toggle links, renewed

That is very neat. It shows just how brilliantly some of the old guns were designed.
by piller
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Selling ammo buy the pound
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: Selling ammo buy the pound

I did not stop by there after work, but it was close enough. The folks at Alpine are friendly, and they have people on staff who are knowledgeable on most firearms. Their younger members actually defer questions to the older and more knowledgeable members. This is not one of those places where the t...
by piller
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?
Replies: 30
Views: 479

Re: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?

Thanks Jim for reposting that article. It was a lot of good information.
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Makrov
Replies: 9
Views: 260

Re: Makrov

I have never shot one, so I am of no help. Maybe they were reliable and comfortable to shoot. Just guessing.
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Respectfully Submitted
Replies: 18
Views: 582

Re: Respectfully Submitted

Nothing wrong with what you said.
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?
Replies: 30
Views: 479

Re: .30WCF -- 150 or 170 grain bullet?

My Marlin prefers the Core Lokt 150 grain bullets. They are as accurate as I can shoot in it. As far as wound channels and dead animals, I have never lost an animal I shot with that combination. I have found what my gun likes, and I have reloaded it using Speer bullets. 3031 powder gives accuracy be...
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any one can be as butt hole
Replies: 17
Views: 573

Re: Any one can be as butt hole

I guess I just tuned it out. I work retail and sometimes people come in looking for an argument. You just learn to ignore the people who want a fight because they are of no value in your life. Disagreements are different. I feel as if a disagreement with respectful discourse can be worthwhile as you...
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Barcelona Rick & TANGO4C.
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Happy Birthday Barcelona Rick & TANGO4C.

Happy Birthday!
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well that stinks!
Replies: 16
Views: 427

Re: Well that stinks!

Prayers continuing for a great outcome.
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ordinary guys doing extraordinary things
Replies: 10
Views: 320

Re: Ordinary guys doing extraordinary things

That was a generation which knew how to do a necessary job without backing down. I had 2 Uncles who fought in WWII and lived to come home. Some who went did not come home. We must never forget the sacrifices they made so that we could have freedom.
by piller
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coonan Arms
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Coonan Arms

The 38 super has a good reputation for reliability and accuracy. The large number of people using it in competition cannot all be wrong. It just happens to be another caliber which I do not yet have.
by piller
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.
Replies: 17
Views: 244

Re: Electric to gas golf cart conversion.

Looks like fun. Can you haul wood and other stuff with it?
by piller
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coonan Arms
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Coonan Arms

They look good, and that is all I know. I would like to shoot one and find out for myself.
by piller
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Special".......
Replies: 39
Views: 1095

Re: "Special".......

The Jordan buck. It was taken with a .25-20 and help the record for largest Whitetail for an impressive length of time.
by piller
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: On behalf of Texas, I apologize for...
Replies: 7
Views: 184

On behalf of Texas, I apologize for...

On behalf of Texas, I apologize for the abject idiocy of Robert Francis O'Rourke. Please believe me when I say that we are mostly ashamed of him.
by piller
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well that stinks!
Replies: 16
Views: 427

Re: Well that stinks!

Sadly, it is not always apparent to those at the top that NOTHING replaces hard won knowledge and experience for making certain types of decisions.
by piller
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .32 Associates.......
Replies: 40
Views: 744

Re: .32 Associates.......

Just because it is not the latest whiz bang plastic fantastic does not mean that it cannot do the job in a great manner. There is too much evidence that many of the older cartridges are just as effective now as when they came out.
by piller
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NRA Files Suit Against San Francisco Board After They Declare NRA 'Terrorists'
Replies: 10
Views: 205

Re: NRA Files Suit Against San Francisco Board After They Declare NRA 'Terrorists'

As I have said before, I am not a Lawyer. However, I am capable of reading and understanding a good amount of what I read. By naming the individuals so named in this lawsuit, yes, the individuals become liable on an individual basis in addition to the collective basis which their elected positions p...
by piller
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 39A and Winchester ammo
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: 39A and Winchester ammo

I have not had good results with Winchester .22lr ammo. I just try to not use it. CCI Mini Mag has always worked well in any gun I have used it in. I am not a competition shooter, but I know what has always worked well for me. Remington Golden Bullet .22lr work pretty good other than the occasional ...
by piller
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alzheimer's and euthanasia
Replies: 13
Views: 334

Re: Alzheimer's and euthanasia

About a month ago I was sure glad I didn't have a DNR order. If I had, I wouldn't be here today.